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Driven to discover

At the University of Minnesota Medical School, we’re driven to discover. Advances in medicine and science are the results of new ideas and approaches developed through research.

At the University of Minnesota Medical School, we’re leading the way to new treatments and methods of preventative care.

Our research serves as an economic engine that drives Minnesota’s health industry. We develop new health technologies. And we collaborate with Minnesota’s biomedical companies to bring these technologies to clinics and hospitals worldwide.

Most importantly, we are finding better and faster ways to translate our laboratory research into clinical trials for patients—the only path to new treatments and cures.

Our commitment to research:

Allows us to attract the best and brightest students and faculty

Results in discoveries that change people’s lives and redefine the way health care is delivered

Creates jobs and fuels a thriving biomedical industry in Minnesota and beyond

Provides a cutting-edge learning environment, making us a leader in educating the next generation of top-notch medical professionals

Research News

Researchers will follow a cohort of low-wage workers and analyze body weight, food purchases, food assistance program participation and a range of other financial and health behaviors.

MINNEAPOLIS - March 27, 2018 – New data from a study led by researchers from the University of Minnesota Medical School could change how future antimicrobial drug combinations are discovered and developed.

New findings from cross-sectional research published in JAMA Dermatology.

The facility will help the Medical School train health professionals who are ready to leverage each other’s talents—to improve the health of the communities we serve.

A new paper published in the Journal of General Internal Medicine proposes a new way to tackle the problem of misdiagnosis in hospitals.